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Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy

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Add to Calendar 21-06-2012 09-09-2012 15 Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy Making American Taste features fifty-five works from the New-York Historical Society's collection that cast new light on both the history of American art and the formation of American cultural ideals during a crucial period from the 1830s to the late 1860s. By integrating history, literary and religious subjects with now better-known examples of rural and domestic genre, the exhibition explores the broad range of styles and narrative themes that appealed to nineteenth-century Americans seeking cultural refinement. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=113158 New-York Historical Society true DD/MM/YYYY
June 21, 2012 through September 09, 2012
New-York Historical Society
New York
All Ages

Description: Making American Taste features fifty-five works from the New-York Historical Society's collection that cast new light on both the history of American art and the formation of American cultural ideals during a crucial period from the 1830s to the late 1860s. By integrating history, literary and religious subjects with now better-known examples of rural and domestic genre, the exhibition explores the broad range of styles and narrative themes that appealed to nineteenth-century Americans seeking cultural refinement.

Address: 170 Central Park West (77 St.)
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 212-873-3400
Website: www.nyhistory.org

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